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a false police report. live in san jose, robert handa, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> there are new developments in the murder and robbery of a businessman. the four defendants have a gang connection. she is a prostitute who was hired by the victim. she passed information about his mansion along to people associated with a oakland gang. this new twist could change the case. >> going to be very skeptical that gang members came from the bay area and made their way into a mansion without some type of inside information. >> she could be charged with murder along with the other defendants. >>> the flu season has just hit a milestone in the bay area. officials reported the first death in our area due to flu and the fifth this season in california. health and science editor john fowler is live with a shortage of flu vaccine. john? >> reporter: that's right. doctors warn this is just the first of what promises to be a deadly flu season. one death, expect more. >> with the peek of flu a month -- peak of flu a month away. >> a 98-year-old woman that had chronic illnesses. >> reporter: she said she died a
pictures as it follows and we have team coverage tonight starting with ktvu's tori campbell. >> reporter: another massive crowd showed up today to celebrate the inauguration of president obama for his second term. 20 jumbo trons allowed the crowds to witness the ceremony and hear the president's address. >> our journey is not complete till we find a better way towelcome the -- to welcome the immigrants who still see america as the land of opportunity. the failure to do so would betray our children and future generations. >> reporter: we ran into ellen and asked her what she thought. >> there were many references to women, you know, how it is important for women to have equal wages, great job and also he made references to preserving the environment. >> reporter: later there was the parade. it traved 1.5 miles from the capital to pennsylvania avenue. >> we feel extremely honored. we were one of a few non-profits chosen. we are excited. >> the group had to get to their staging air at 9:00 a.m. this morning and didn't match till after 4:00 p.m. celebrating our history and traditions but on
is expected to pass. reporting live, rita williams, ktvu channel 2 news. >> more details on the plan. as part of making schools safer he wants more resource officers and counselors, the end freeze on gun violence research. and he calls for improving mental health services to do more than just keep guns out of the people with mental illness. >> the nra issued a statement inpanse to the president -- in response to the president's initiative. the nra will continue to focus on keeping our children safe and prosecuting violent criminals. attacking fire arms and ignoring children is not a solution to the crisis we face as a nation. only honest law-abiding gun owners will be effected and our children will remain vulnerable. the nra is creating a stir today with a video that adds the president's dotters to the debate -- daughters to the debate. this doesn't show his daughters but it accuses president obama of being a hypocrite because he opposes the use of armed guards at schools while his daughters are protected by armed guards. the white house said the add is cowardly. >>> a bill to protect the pri
to spend extra time in traffic. patti lee, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> and here's a quick look now outside. this is from our traffic camera along 880 in oakland. traffic is moving a little slowly tonight but it is indeed moving. moving to the south, this is the 280 interchange in san jose. it looks like traffic is pretty light there. bill martin has been tracking this latest system for us, and bill, you said this rain may linger on into the evening? >> it's going to linger, heather. like we were talking about earlier, it hasn't rained in a few weeks and the roads get a little wet. this is not a big storm, but the roads get very slick. it draws the residues to the surface and you get slick roadways. the heaviest rain has been in the north bay. there's santa rosa right now. you can see the darker greens? obviously, that's the heavier rain, just north of napa. but basically the heavier rains are widely spread. we're seeing light, scattered sprinkles throughout the area. it's sort of the same light green. you just saw patti up there by berkeley. this is a light, low-grade rainfall that's going
that is leading the way in a pollution complaint department. ktvu channel 2 news continues. >>> good morning. thank you for joining us friday morning, january 18th i'm pam cook. >> and good morning, i'm dave clark. let's check mayor weather and traffic. steve is right here. we can all say a collective thank you to steve. he's telling us the weather is changing. >> i was going to say do i owe you money? >> i'm glad you have such control. >> i do. i put the order in. we do have a nice pattern coast and bay. temperatures really warmed up but 27 in santa rosa to 49 in san francisco. i mean just tremendous difference. livermore is 29. oakland is 40. it will be in the 50s and 60s to even upper 60s near 70 toward santa cruz. here is sal. >>> steve, we have a problem on the peninsula i will get to in a moment. on the golden gate bridge the traffic does look good heading south. i want to show you the maps here if i can. there is a big problem on the peninsula southbound 280 at wood side road. car and several deer on the road collided. injury crash. and now the freeway is almost entirely blocked. you
checks. rita williams, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> again, just to clarify here, this is $500 million plan. other proposals the president laid out today, a $150 million funding request for schools to hire police officers, counselors, and psychiatrists. increased funding for a range of mental health services. >>> the national rifle association issued a statement today in response to the president's initiative. it reads in part, only honest, law-abiding gun owners will be affected, and our children will be vulnerable to the inevitability of more tragedy. >> are the president's kids more important than yours? >> the white house called this nra ad repugnant and courtly. it questioned why it's okay for the president's children to have secret service, but not put armed guards at school. most people would agree, the president's children should not be used as pawns in a political fight. >>> most americans felt ashelled that the newtown shooting could happen in this country. 34% also said there are too many guns in this country. 35% said gun laws should be left unchanged. 5% think gun laws should b
to our website ktvu.com and clicking on the weather tap near -- weather tab near the top of the page. >>> police are looking for two or three suspects involved in a robbery. the robbery happened near almond and expressway. robert handa tell us about this incident and another incident that happened in the neighborhood just hours before this one that left neighbors frightened. >> reporter: investigators describe the men as latino or pacific islanders. >> they tied up a 73-year-old man and 76-year-old female. they brandished weapons at them. they take several items of personal property belonging to those individuals. they make the get away in their cars. >> they're shaken up understandably and you're concerned about them. because you never know who it could happen to, it could have been our house. >> reporter: license plate 5si2960. the family of the victim's say the couple is very upset and that the other items stolen were mainly electronics and jewelry. police say the victims were not seriously injured but -- >> obviously our concern in this case is if these suspects decide to do a cr
and i will give you a hint, it's not google. reporting live from mountain view, janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 news. >> you think it's ktvu channel 2 news? >> i whats gonna say, it certainly can be -- i was gonna say, it certainly can be. >>> boy, the cars are on the roads, sal. >> highway 4 is one example where we have slow traffic getting into bay point. it's been slow from antioch to pittsburg. we haven't had any major problems. yesterday, we had the problem in pittsburg, today it's just slow traffic. 680 nearby is getting busier from pleasant hill to wa nil -- walnut creek. westbound 24, moderate. when you get to the bay bridge toll plaza, it's backed up because of an earlier problem on the bridge. the metering lights had to be slowed down. now things are back to normal. it's about a 20 to 25-minute delay. if you are driving from hayward to fremont this morning, the traffic is getting busker is from 238 to the mowry avenue exit. those two points, 23 minutes up from about 18 minutes. so it keeps getting longer and longer. if you are driving that stretch, give yourself the appropri
. ktvu's alex savage on the scene. >> reporter: good morning. we are learning this is a home less encampment on fire. it's near the park. if you have been out near this area, it's nearby great highway and balboa street. you can see the firefighters peg out the hot spot ins the area. there was a fair amount of trees in the area where the encampment is. as we pan to the left, about three homes were threatened. we will show you where the firefighters are putting out the fire. the fire broke out on a piece of private property and this has been a long time problem, this home less encampment. there have been apparently three fire ins the past nine months. >> there's been a problem with the home less people getting in the area. fire started this morning, went undetectived for a while until seen by the garbage company. the fire get into the juniper trees which take off easily. >> reporter: the flames looked pretty large when the fire firefighters got on the scene, but thankfully, they got it under control and they are making sure the fire is out in the area. steep terrain in the area. the
on crime. ktvu's alex savidge is live for us in oakland and tells us the vote came after hundreds of speakers and a heated debate. >> reporter: well, hundreds of people spoke out on this controversial topic. there were four hours of public comment. the final vote didn't company until the morning. the council approved a consulting contract with bill bratton, a man whose past policing policies have come under fire. that vote angered many people in the audience. many in the crowd reacted strongly as the vote came down just after 2:00 this morning. ktvu had the only camera inside council chambers at the time. police moved in for a short time to maintain order. there were roughly 275 people who spoke at this lengthy council meeting. the council approved a contract with bratton's consulting firm on a 7-1 vote. bratton will help come in and help with a crime-fighting plan. critics are concerned about an apressive stop-and-frisk pomcy that -- aggressive stop-and- frisk policy that some worry could lead to racial profiling. this woman voted against this. >> a vote against this is not about
. reporting live in san francisco, debra villalon, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> now in 1995 the 49ers fifth super bowl victory that triggered violence as well as fights. about 50 people were arrested then. less dangerous displays included fireworks, honking horns and dancing in the streets. >>> tempers flaired after the game and left a fan h ospitalized with a knife wound. the 49er fan took out a gun and slashed the falcon fan in the neck. there's no word yet on their identities. police are investigating the incident. >>> baltimore ravens fanned poured into the street. massive crowds gathered in the hill district with hugging and jubilationlation in the street as fans high fived each other. many predicted their team would win the big match up in the super bowl against the 49ers. >> back here in the bay area, fans watching the game at home they were jubilant that the 49ers are indeed going to the super bowl. >> this was the scene at the moment of victory at noe's bar on church street. fans told us they've been waiting for years, actually they've been waiting for this win for seasons and some for y
president obama will be sworn in, next. >>> this is ktvu, "mornings on 2". >> good morning, an welcomes to "mornings on 2". it is sunday, january 20th. >> i am maureen naylor. claudine is off today. >>> here is rosemary. >>> another beautiful day. just like yesterday. it is cool if you are around the bay. cold, if you are inland. even freezing. our afternoon will be another dry day. quiet, we do have a high surf advisory that will continue in the afternoon. we will have details on this and i will have the numbers expected for today, coming up. >>> president obama embarks on his second term. he will take the oath of office at an intimate ceremony. tori campbell is in washington to take care of the inauguration. tori, good morning, to you. >> reporter: good morning. there are few politicians and supporters on the plane. i sat next to senator majority leader. and there was a supporter for obama passing out buttons like these to everyone who is on the plane. things are already getting underway this morning. the first event was joe biden, who was just sworn in at the naval observatory by jus
. that shooting happened at seminary and east 17th street last night shortly before 6:30. ktvu's alex savidge has been there since 4:30 this morning tells us police have been scouring the area for any signs of the suspects. alex? >> reporter: and good morning. i did just get off the phone a short time ago with a spokeswoman for the oakland police department who confirmed to me this is still a very active manhunt in the area. as i step out of the way, you can see the street is still blocked off. we're pushing you down seminary avenue. you can see the s.w.a.t. vehicle there. a number of others remain in the area trying to -- officer s remain there. they believe they have the suspects in the perimeter. they are still actively searching. the spokesperson said they've written search warrants to go inside homes as well. this began at 6:30 last night when an undercover police officer was shot and wounded during a stakeout operation. three gunmen were seen running off. police were able to take one of those men into custody. but two others escaped. throughout the night, officers were going through here wi
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